CASRA Conferences

CASRA conferences are widely regarded as one of the state’s finest training opportunities to promote the wellness, recovery and rights of people with psychiatric disabilities.  


Fall Conference 2016 in Pasadena, CA

Join us for a special Pre-Conference Institute on
Early Intervention Strategies

November 16, 2016

CASRA is pleased to offer a full-day intensive training on early intervention strategies for people experiencing psychosis and other extreme states for the first time. The day's events feature two highly respected leaders in the field: Shirley Glynn, Ph.D., from UCLA will present the research and findings from the RAISE study (Recovery After Initial Schizophrenic Episode) and Wayne Munchel, LCSW, a trainer and consultant who specializes in working with Transition-Age Youth, trauma-informed care and practical tools for working with psychosis. This institute is recommended for supervisors and lead staff persons who will be able to bring the information and practical strategies back to their teams. Space is limited.

CASRA Fall Conference
A Spotlight on Community Inclusion:
Practices and Resources for Engaging with the Community

November 17, 2016

This year the main topic for the conference is community inclusion - one of the three main goals of psychosocial rehabilitation. We look forward to welcoming Mark Salzer, Ph.D., from the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities, the preeminent researcher in this area.

The Call for Presenters will be available on August 15. Please consider sharing your inspiration and practical tools with the CASRA community. We are especially interested in workshops on:

Registration will open on September 1. Check back for more details then!